The Saint Joseph's University Athletics Department has created a mental health peer support group, Senior Associate Athletics Director for High Performance Dr. Eric Laudano announced on Thursday, coinciding with World Mental Health Day.
Saint Joseph's University Director of Athletics Jill Bodensteiner announced four additions and three promotions in the external affairs department on Thursday afternoon. Jasmine Cannady has been named Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Experience, while Jack Jumper '09 has been promoted to Director of Athletics Communications and Joe Greenwich and Nikki Philpot '13 have been promoted to full-time Assistant Directors of Athletics Communications. Additionally, Avery Marz '18 and Brendan Roach '19 have been named Athletics Communications Graduate Assistants, while Mike Jolaoso has been named a Graduate Assistant for Athletics Marketing.
The Saint Joseph's Hawk is one of 19 nominees for the National Mascot Hall of Fame, organization officials have announced. From October 6 until October 12, Saint Joseph's fans can vote daily for The Hawk to advance to the Final Ballot.
Saint Joseph's Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) Renie Shields and Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance Ken Krimmel are two of nine new Atlantic 10 Conference appointments to the NCAA Presidential Forum and national committees. In addition, five senior administrators and a student-athlete also have been appointed to NCAA Committees as Atlantic 10 representatives.
The Saint Joseph's men's and women's lacrosse programs will host a pair of alumni games on Saturday, September 21, as part of the campus-wide "HawkFest" activities. Participants are also invited to take part in a happy hour at Craft Manayunk following the games.
Each week, Saint Joseph's University will recognize one of its student-athletes for their outstanding performances on the playing field. Below is the list of weekly award winners for 2019-20.